A popular Civilian Joint Taskforce commander, Malaminta, has been killed by Boko Haram. He was killed as Boko Haram attacked Damboa.
This is Malaminta. Operation Commander, Civilian JTF, Damboa LGA, Borno State. One of several civilians who fearlessly picked up arms and joined the military in fighting Boko Haram at the battle front. He died yesterday when the terrorists attacked Damboa. RIP. pic.twitter.com/37isGUD9pX
— Jack Vince (@Jack_Vince77) June 28, 2020
Journalist Jack Vincent, who regularly report for NEWISSUES magazine reported this story on his Twitter page.
He described Malaminta as one of the several civilians who picked up arms against the terrorist group Boko Haram.
During the height of the Boko Haram madness, some group of young people in the state, teamed up to help the Nigerian security operatives in fighting back. They have become recognized by the Nigerian State in their efforts in helping the military in the war on terror,
Many of them have paid the ultimate price defending the nation but the media never really shine light on their activities.